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under george w. bush. they have had bipartisan support. what explains the uproar now against them? >> you know, i think it's two things. it's basically the dramatic way in which these so-called leaks were published a week or so ago and data mining which is buzzword and people that created data mining will admit its weird sounding worried but the nsa has been doing that for many years, scanning like that. the telephone calls between suspected terrorists overseas and people here was one of the biggest fights of the bush administration, a public fight. we worked that out and made an accommodation on how we were going to do it. >> paul: congress reupped it last year. >> most significant thing was the testimony of general alexander who is the head of cyber warfare office for the white house. within a week they would make public at least a dozen of the terrorist plots that it has stopped using this technology for the life of me i don't know why they haven't done this to at least the public see some justification for doing these technologies. >> paul: a lot of people's reactions, we don'
member joe rago. so dan, explain something to me. these programs began under george w. bush. they have had bipartisan support. so what explains the uproar now against them? >> well, you know, paul, i think it's two things. it's sort of -- it's basically the dramatic way in which these so-called leaks were published a week or so ago and the word data mining, which is a buzzword and even the people who created data mining will admit it's a weird-sounding word. but the nsa has been doing that for many, many years, scanning like that. >> sure. >> and, you know, the telephone calls and -- between suspected terrorists overseas and people here, was one of the biggest fights of the bush administration, a public fight. we worked that out and made an accommodation on how we were going to do it. >> right. and congress has passed -- have sanctified it once in law and reupped it again last year. >> one of the most significant things that came out this week, paul, the testimony of general alexander who was the head of the cyber warfare office for the white house and he said at one point that they, w
washington to new york early next month. news weekend, scary moments for former president george w. bush as his plane makes an emergency landing. coming up. coming up on kron 4 news weekend let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with meteorologist ?? for your first forecast. > > golden gate brighidge show some fog ends62 fairfild 66 nappa 40 daily city 60 by noontime 60 70 & 80 for this afternn on east b70 & 80 south bay eatst bay shore 80's patch fo fundsg coastal area no didrt do> > back to you mafty fire crews have gained the upper hand on the most destructive wildfire in colorado history. more than half of the black forest fire was contained by the fire that exploded springs destroyed nearly 500ple who appeared ready to flee. it is still unknown what sparked the blaze. who could forget what napa hurricane sandy did to the jersey shore. it caused 38-billion- dollars in damage to that area alone. alina cho reports the cost is staggering when you tally year. his po ex-president george w. bush is safe this morning after an emergency landing. mr. bush left philadelph
," through federal budget process the george w. bush administration and congress made it much easier for the cia and other agencies involved in counter terrorism to hire more contractors than civil servants. that's continued under the current administration. last fiscal year of the more than 1.4 million people who held top secret clearances, about half a million were private contractors like snowden. in fact, 70% of the nation's nearly 54 $billion intelligence program is spent on these contractors. in addition to the increasing cost to taxpayers, there are obvious concerns about having americans' sensitive information held in the hands of private companies that are paid by our government but not overseen by our government. yesterday, senator dianne discussed it. >> it will limit or prevent contractors from handling highly classified technical data. and we will do some other things. >> let's see sf f something actually gets done. let's bring in our guests. haze brown is a national security reporter for think progress.org. thank you for your time this afternoon. >> i want to start with
over the past two years has been truly remarkable. in 2003 under george w. bush, he was named the army's deputy chief of staff for intelligence. the next year, he would be called to testify about the units he supervised that were involved in the abuses at abu ghraib prison. next, a promotion by the bush administration in 2005 to director of the nsa where he oversaw the famed warrantless wiretapping. alexander's march to power did not end with george w. bush. in 2010 he was appointed under the obama administration to head the newly created u.s. cyber command. much in the same way that j. edgar hoover built a power base in the fbi independent of the presidents he worked for, keith alexander has risen over the past decade, over two presidents, a republican and democrat, to command an awesome arsenal of power with very, very little public notice or oversight. joining me now, nsa historian james bamford, author of the book "the shadow factory." also author of a new piece on wire.com about general alexander, "the secret war." the general question of how keith alexander acquired so much power
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refer to it as president bush's fourth term. >> stephen: shut up, baldy! george w. bush is my hero. he is my role model. he is my designated driver. this guy, this guy is just imitating, it will make me like him. i don't care how many ball game us take ple to or how many citizens you blow up, you're not my real president. you're just some guy named barry! (laughter) i hate you! (cheers and applause) and folks, while there's a lot of talk about e-mails and phone calls, i am way more excited about the new surveillance devices that they are cooking up. >> it's possible for them to know when i'm using my microwave oven. >> general petraeus when he ran the cia gave a speech that he thought was secret and somebody copied it and made it public that said new mike waves and dishwashers that have computer chips in there that they can access so they know when yous are using your microwave and dishwasher. >> stephen: i'm not surprised they put surveillance chips in microwaves. we know they already have metal detectors. and we need to know what people are nuking. i mean isn't a microwave bore ito?
and argue against it. that the republicans went through post george w. bush, a failed effort at this. it it seems like there's not much bolstering that except muscle memory. in a way that's more powerful on even the republican side than the people who are arguing the opposite. >> i think that's right. the tide has shifted, but it hasn't taken effect yet. maybe that effect you would see in two years. the republican leadership is not in any kind of a position to force this issue and to really quarterback this. if you look at what happened with the farm bill today, speaker boehner came out and very abnormal for him to take a position on a bill at all. he does not speak about bills generally. he said he wanted this bill to pass. >> kiss of death. >> sort of like the owner of a football team saying, full confidence in coach. sort of what happened here. and that, i think, speaking poorly for the chances of something like immigration, which is a much bigger deal than the farm bill and much more controversial in republican ranks. >> it it seems like what's important with the farm bill is not
. >> host: kori schake you worked at the national security council to ben strategy under george w. bush. did you find this date department that dean acheson found? >> i went to work in the pentagon as my first real job and one of the things i was really struck by i did not grow up in a military family and i did not know the culture but mostly what the american military is brilliant teachers because they live in the environment where you cannot be good your job unless you can make your reveals good that there's. i was the person everyone had to make good that there job. when i went to the state department 20 years later the people who are successful in the state department are those you can throw into the deep end and they will not drown but nobody ever teaches them to swim. but the best of them do not even in values swimming lessons because they didn't drown. it is a culture that makes very little of the enormous human capital it has and with a little bit of attention and basic management you could actually realigned the structure and make it as well functioning as the military. the military
. >> host: you worked at the national security council for george w. bush. did you find the same state department that dean acheson found? >> i went to work in the pentagon as my first real job. one of the things i was struck by is since i didn't grow up in a military family and it didn't know the culture that most of the military is brilliant teachers because they lead in an environment you cannot be good your job unless you make your bet feels good that there's an air was the person everyone had to make good at there job. i was struck at the people who are successful in the state department are people you can throw into the deep end and will not drown but nobody ever teaches them to swim. the best of them don't even values swimming lessons because they did not drown. so did is a culture that makes very little of the enormous human capital it has and with a little bit of attention and basic management, you could realign the structure to make as well functioning as the of military. it is great at making a lot out of little and the state department could be but we don't want them to the
. and george w. bush has said that jeb doesn't need to counsel him because the answer is run. >>> former vice presidential candidate sarah palin hasn't lost a step when criticizing the obama administration. he took shot at the recent scandals in washington. >> our government spied on every single of your phone calls but it couldn't find two pot-smoking bostoni bostonians -- >> i can't get over the hair the back of her hair. it's up little high. >>> russian president vladimir putin said that he didn't steal a super bowl ring back in 2005 the statement comes after the new england patriot owner told the new york post that putin took the ring without permission, at the time, kraft said that he gave it to putin as a gift. so, we want to know, i guess if mr. putin -- this one is i'm not sure i'm not necessarily against him f mr. putin wants something from you, what would be off-limits? send a tweet using the hashtag, way too early. >>> still ahead on "way too early" -- ever wonder how many throwing errors one team can make? >>> also the most memorable moments from last night's miss usa pageant, had
to hear his message of change. after eight years of george w. bush, he represented a different america. he stressed berlin's a special place in history. >> this city, of all cities, knows the dream of freedom. [applause] >> now, barack obama is back in berlin, as president. this time, he will get his speech at the brandenburg date and the city waits again for its message from america. clicks onto business news now. deep cuts could be on the way for the second largest bank, commerce bank. they are looking to cut 1/10 of their staff. >> sources say and they're looking to cut he 5000 jobs. there have been weeklong negotiations between management and workers. it is still partially stayed on after a bailout in 2009. german shares managed to lock in a very modest gains. dorothea holt sent us this from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> it seems to be cynical, but traders have been in favor of the huge layoffs. traders hope that commerce bank is able to curb the costs. the general mood is pretty good. the german dax closing slightly higher thanks to positive economic data. investor sentiment rose m
turned out to hear his message of change. after eight years of george w. bush, he represented a different america. he stressed berlin's a special place in history. >> this city, of all cities, knows the dream of freedom. [applause] >> now, barack obama is back in berlin, as president. this time, he will get his speech at the brandenburg date and the city waits again for its message from america. clicks onto business news now. deep cuts could be on the way for the second largest bank, commerce bank. they are looking to cut 1/10 of their staff. >> sources say and they're looking to cut he 5000 jobs. there have been weeklong negotiations between management and workers. it is still partially stayed on after a bailout in 2009. german shares managed to lock in a very modest gains. dorothea holt sent us this from the frankfurt stock exchange. >> it seems to be cynical, but traders have been in favor of the huge layoffs. traders hope that commerce bank is able to curb the costs. the general mood is pretty good. the german dax closing slightly higher thanks to positive economic data. investor sent
on set, former communication director for president george w. bush, nicole wallace, and the host of cnbc's "mad money," jim cramer. good morning, guys. i told you. what did i tell you when they all go down to miami and got fireworks and coming? what did i
.s. attorney general for george w. bush. if confirmed by the u.s. senate he would replace robert muller who has been the fbi director since before the 9/11 attacks. >>> this morning the faa revealed a delta airlines jet arriving at jfk international came dangerously close to a shuttle american flight. both aircraft landed safely. >>> it's the biggest removal of a dam. demolition is under way. the dam has blocked the natural flow of the river for almost 90 years. today crews will begin a three- year $84 million project to tear down that landmark. once complete it will open up 25 miles of water way. 1991 state inspectors said the damage was at risk of failure in an earthquake and could wipe out hundreds of homes. that left the company with two choices. first to move iten shore or tear the down. >>> at a 4.5-mile stretch at 880 is expanding. they timed up for the $64 million which began in the year of as many drivers agreed the change is welcome. >> a lot of times it takes us three times or more to get over. so ever with the car pool lane it will be a big help. >> now on saturday cal tran will rem
them when george w. bush starteded them but their reaction was intense such you had not 1700 which was sort of the average number of 501.5 0 10 5011c4s but 3750 of these groups proz purpose was to rinse barack obama out of this. remember what was on the signs. he's a kenyan. he's a fraud. he a witch doctor. >> that sounds like demonizing him. >> that's what john says the president does. you're sounding like mitch mcconnell demonizes people. >> he said his top priority in the midst of a recession, a depression nearly and his top priority was to deny barack obama a second term before he completed one-fourth of his first term. you had a republican party whose young guns in the house met on inauguration eve to plot the total obstruction of anything this president -- >> you're fabulous and john fury was on the defensive. the end of this but one of the leading proponents and practitioners of this debunked idea that you can change your sexual orientation is apologizing to the gays and lesbians he's hurt. don't worry, other organizations have emerged to take its pla
george w. bush administration say the program that has been exposed by edward snowden have been essential in thwarts plots. on sunday dick cheney described snowden as a traitor. he said the one question that needs to be answered is the former nsa contractor could maybe be a spy for china. >> i'm deeply suspicious because he went to china. that's not place where you ordinarily want to go if you're interested in freedom and liberty and so forth. so it raises questions whether or not he had that kind of connection before he did this. >> snowden is still believed to be in hong kong. >>> well, two major labor unions in turkey are calling for nationwide strikes today following three weeks of anti-government protests there. last night police used tear gas and water cannons against protesters near the u.s. embassy in ankara, the capital. only sunday the prime minister addressed supporters after a crackdown on demonstrators saturday. >>> and the u.s. is hoping the election of a moderate cleric and reformist as iran's new president will help resolve the dispute over iran's nuclear ambitions. hasan
will be at the miss university pageant this winter. >> a scare in the air for former president george w. bush. >> a [ male announcer ]or former the new subway® $4 lunch is for everyone. it's for value seekers. for spicy italian lovers. for veggie eaters. for meatball dreamers. for everyone who wants more of what they love. the new $4 lunch. a 6 inch sub and 21 ounce drink. tons to choose from. all day every day. >> trying to piece together just what led to a double shooting overnight. one of the victims is a 17-year-old girl. >> plus president obama is now in ireland for the g-8 summit. a look at the hot topics he'll discuss with the world's most powerful leaders. >> expecting impact and oh.
george w. bush administration say they have been essential in thwarting plots. on sunday dick cheney described snowden as a traitor. he said the one question that needs to be answered is if he's maybe a spy for china. >> i'm deeply suspicious because he went to china. that's not place where you ordinarily want to go if you're interested in freedom and liberty and so fort. so it raises a question if he had a connection before he did this. >> snowden is still believed to be in hong kong. >>> labor groups in turkey are called for strikes. last night police used tear gas and water cannons against protesters near the u.s. embassy in anchor rah, the cap pal. . >>> and the u.s. is hoping the election of a moderate clearic and reformist as iran's new president will help resolve the dispute over iran's knew clooer ambitions. his victory came as a surprise. still, even as the new president, he is accountable to the hardliners in the iranian government. >>> in north korea it says it's ready for high-level talks with the u.s. the obama administration says any talks must include north korea takin
together. remember george w. bush hanging out with vladimir putin zooms around in vintage cars? or bill clinton and boris yeltsin after what i can only imagine was a heavy liquid lunch together. (laughter) >> (clintoning laughing) >> john: president clinton learned an important lesson that day: never go toe to toe on vodka shots with a man named boris. (laughter) so maybe some face time with putin is just what obama needs to feel loved again. respected. cherished. appreciated. >> this picture taken just after those talks broke up suggested other adjectives: awkward, tense, cold, indifferent. >> john: incommodious, mall adroit, stuck in a loveless marriage. hemorrhoidal. like they just found out who was on the other side of that glory hole. (audience reacts) mr. president, please, lighten the mood. sprinkle a little magic clinton giggle dust in there. >> we compared notes on president putin's expertise in judo and my declining skills in basketball. we both agreed that as you get older it takes more time to recover. (laughter) >> john: american president makes humor to break tension but i
plane scare. this one for former president george w. bush. mara is back now with the latest. >>> good morning, tom. happy father's day and happy father's day to the rest of you. >>> a scare overnight on former president george w. bush's plane. according to reports, his gulf stream jet was diverted to louisville because of smoke in the cockpit. his spokesman says the former president is safe at home in dallas this morning. >>> jubilation in iran as a new president is elected. he spoke to the voters who chose him in a landslide over more conservative candidates. his victory saturday brought wild celebrations throughout iran. >>> new developments in the madeleine mccann case. for the first time scotland yard will investigate the disappearance of the little girl. madeleine went missing during a vacation to portugal in 2007 just before her fourth birthday. portuguese police cleared her parents of wrongdoing. now the british police say they have new suspects they want to interview. are the most destructive wildfire in colorado history is more than halfway contained. nearly 500 homes have be
now from new orleans with reaction, the former commissioner of the irs under president george w. bush, mark everson. >> thank you for having me. >> you were a former irs commissioner. you heard the director's testimony where he claim to have no knowledge about who the lead investigator is on the irs case, how many investigators have been assigned to this indication. this irs abuse of power could very well be the most dangerous scandal in u.s. history. because the government was targeting broad swaths of society. and yet the head of the fbi doesn't know? that doesn't inspire a lot of confidence, does it? >> this is a serious matter. i always felt when i was at the service that everybody did their level best to call it right down the middle. so this targeting is very unfortunate and totally wrong. now, i am actually, you may find this hard to believe, rather more reassured by director mueller's testimony than the opposite. because when something is handed over to the bureau, you want it to go into its normal channels. you wouldn't want this to be a political brouhaha. he has a lot to wo
to look vladimir putin in his eye and get a look at his soul as george w. bush once did. president obama's one-on-one with vladimir putin at the g-8 summit in northern ireland. new remarks by mr. kraft who recalled the loss of his beloved ring last week. the 2005 meeting with the russian president saying, "i took out the ring, showed it to putin, he put it on and he goes, i could kill someone with this ring." he kraft went on to say when he reported the incident to the george w. bush white house, he got a call back saying "it would really be in the best interest of u.s./soviet relations if you meant to give the ring as a present. i really didn't want to. i had an emotional tie to the ring. it has my name on it. there was a pause on the other end of the line and the voice repeated it would really be in the best interest if you meant to give the ring as a present." despite kraft's emotional ties, he said he was told, sending out an effusive statement in june of 2005 saying i showed the president my most recent super bowl ring. upon seeing the ring, president putin a great knowledgeable spo
from george w. bush. the relatively obscure doctor turned governor, caught lightning in a bottle. he brought the three ms of politics into the digital age. he used the website to mobilize supporters in ways never seen before. he was the democrat's leading fund raiser. his message of ending the iraq war and championing healthcare for all -- [ technical difficulties ] >> michael: how has online mobilization evolved since you pry neared it. >> i didn't pioneer it it was the 20 year olds that pioneered it, and we were smart enough to listen to them. i thought about this a lot. this was the coming of age of an empowered generation. and these young people really manufactured out of what -- what was the electronic equivalent of chewing gum and bailing wire this campaign apparatus. we had no facebook twitter or youtube. this was the first empowerment of this young generation which is now taking over everything and just in the nick of time. >> michael: i hear you allude to those 20 year olds and the shoe leather and all of that, but that is less progressive now? do you hav
. president obama tapping former deputy attorney general who served under president george w. bush taking over the fbi, the white house going with the man who has a story they believe they can sell to the senate in the confirmation process. president obama: the key moments when it mattered most he joined bob standing up in what he believed was right prepared to give up the job he loves rather than being a part of something he felt was fundamentally wrong. we know the rule of law sets the nation apart and is its foundation. lou: president obama referring to an incident in 2004 when he was filling in for a severely ill attorney general john ashcroft. while he was hospitalized, he refused to reauthorize the controversial eavesdropping program implemented after september 11. while citing concerns over its legality. but the principal hero in the instant certainly was a man hated and reviled by most of the left. the refusal chief of staff and white house counsel gonzales tried to make an end run. going to the hospital bed trying to pressure him into overruling his deputy. he refused to do so. and th
on to the top story reaction. brad blakeman a former george w. bush administration official. he was smiling and i'm glad i was entertaining you. tell me where i'm wrong. >> where you are wrong i'm not so sure that you are wrong in the process. the process may be directed from the white house by people that were not necessarily helpful in the big scheme of things. but, we have divided government. we have a democrat in the white house. we have a senate controlled by democrats and a majority in the house so it's not going to be our way or the highway. if the president finally wants to engage on important topic, then we should meet him halfway and we should create a bill that's open and honest and more importantly to your point enforceable. and right now even if the president were to enforce the laws we he have now, they are not sufficient enough to create the kind of secure border that american needs. >> laura: did you read the 63 page cbo report on this bill. >> no. i read the executive summary of it. >> 6 pages is not very much to read. i don't think most people have read it republicans star
, it is all kind of redundant? >> wasn't homeland security put in place by george w. bush to avoid redundancy, it was created to oversee the agents. neil: you give them all that. >> no, no, you are talking to person that opposed patriot act from the start, i don't think they should do any of this stuff, but it is interesting and ironic that same people who beat the drum, when patriot act when george w. bush was president all of a sudden now are screaming civil liberties. neil: now is it not patriot act it steroids. >> what did they think it was going to be? >> it is out of control. issue is she is right, when you@ start with a -- neil: what do you mean? >> well she is right. just because you arr comfortable with one administration doing something does not mean you will become -- comfortable with other administrations, you factor that in it can become scary, this was initiated then, the people who supported pay theded paed patrid explain why it has changed. neil: you know, i notice that, we're only one incident away from people forgetting about freedom of speech stuff, and privacy stuff. if w
ones that had air scare this week. former president george w. bush's plane had to make an emergency landing last night. he was on his way to dallas on the plane was diverted to louisville. the pilot told the passengers that he could smell smoke in the cockpit. the plane landed safely in the former president eventually made it back home. >>> nsa whistleblower edward snowden is getting much support in hong kong this weekend. it's where he fled shortly after leak those classified documents. protesters chanted us logan's. the former cia contractor live in maryland for a few years but is hiding in hong kong. supporters marched to the u.s. consulate demanding freedom of speech rights. they also rally will put pressure on the hong kong government to protect him. >>> new information learned about the murder of a property manager who was killed inside her office. police believe neighbors could have some clues to help. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. police identify that woman is 29-year-old melinda schafer. investigators say she was just getting to work is when someone stabbed her to d
in the george w. bush administration. he's now at the center for strategic and budgetary assessments. and joseph cirincione, president of ploughshares fund, a foundation that seeks to rid the world of nuclear weapons. welcome to you both. joe cirincione, to you first. what is the case for and why is the president now calling for these further reductions coming so soon after the really big, huge reductions of just a couple of years ago? >> well, the reductions of a couple of years ago in the new start actually just tweaked the current u.s. arsenals. you heard the president today, margaret. he said as long as nuclear weapons exist we are not truly safe. he's echoing the vision of ronald reagan who wanted to abolish nuclear weapons from the face of the earth and john f. kennedy who said we must abolish the weapons of war before they abolish us. what the president has done is restart his nuclear policy that actually has been pretty dead in the water for the last couple of years. he's saying that we have to get rid of these nuclear nightmares that still haunt us. one nuclear weapon can destroy a city
to do these things. >> george w. bush did stop playing golf at a certain point. bill: rich, can you think of one thing they cut back on other than tours that affect the public? >> there have been cuts. bill: kirsten be you find them and come back and tell us. >> every agency has to cut a little bit and they portrayed it as a as. i'm sure they cut back a little and that's what had to happen and it hasn't been a disaster. martha: do americans trust president obama less because of all of the scandals that we have been talking about the last couple weeks? we'll discuss the president's credibility and look at some polls on that next hour. bill: bureaucrats discussing how the story of sarah may be just beginning. 7 bill: a look at a special and unique ceremony at the vatican. the pope blessing hundreds of bikers on their harleys. the american bike maker gave two classic harleys to the vatican police force and they returned the favor. martha: there are growing concerns bureaucrats will have a much bigger say in your healthcare under obama-care than your doctors will, after president obama'
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